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European Parliament: the Cryptocurrency can be used as money

European Parliament: the Cryptocurrency can be used as money

Regulators and governments around the world are very carefully studying cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin and altcoins — a new invention which brings a revolution in the financial world, and States need to understand how they can best be integrated into the economy. This time the European Committee on economic and monetary Affairs stated that the virtual currency… More

22 EU member States signed the agreement on creation of single digital market

22 EU member States signed the agreement on creation of single digital market

Twenty-two member States of the EU signed a Declaration on the conclusion of the European partnership in the field of blockchain technologies, announced the press service of the European Commission. The goal of the partnership is to provide the countries-EU members the opportunity to exchange experience in the field of new technologies to create fertile… More

80 000 online shops in Europe have the opportunity to take cryptocurrency

80 000 online shops in Europe have the opportunity to take cryptocurrency

Lithuanian cryptocurrency payment gateway Coingate merged with Prestashop — e-Commerce solution with open source code. This Union means a lot to cryptocurrency enthusiasts, as it promotes the adoption of digital currencies in Europe. Coingate + Prestashop = 80 000 more online sellers Dmitry Andreevich Borisenko, General Director of Coingate , explained: “to Promote the adoption… More

The EU may impose new rules for cryptocurrency

The EU may impose new rules for cryptocurrency

In the coming months, can be developed new rules regarding cryptocurrencies and assets based on the blockchain. This statement was made by the representative of the European Union after completion of the round table on this topic. Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis suggested that the management unit may begin to perform additional oversight… More

European regulators will discuss the regulation of cryptocurrency next week

European regulators will discuss the regulation of cryptocurrency next week

Next week a group of regulators of the European Union will meet to discuss regulation of the cryptocurrency market. During a meeting with reporters on Tuesday, Vice-President of the European Commission Valdis Dombrovskis said that the meeting will be attended by representatives of Central banks and representatives of the European Union. Dombrovskis also said that… More

Board member of the Bundesbank: the Eurozone will not be a cryptocurrency

Board member of the Bundesbank: the Eurozone will not be a cryptocurrency

Carl-Ludwig Thiele, Board member of the Bundesbank, one of the largest banks of Europe, confirmed that the Euro zone is not considering the introduction of digital currency. Digital money issued by Central banks, similar to cash, in the near future is not expected. However, this statement contradicts the statement made by the head of the… More